Rising Sun, MD 21911 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 21911: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Rising Sun, MD 21911

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 264
  • Single Family Addresses: 3,412
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 122
  • County: Cecil County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.69, Longitude -76.051
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Rising Sun, MD 21911 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 11,258
Population in Households 11,144
Population in Familes 9,669
Population in Group Qrtrs 114
Population Density1 312
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 3,950
Average Household Size 2.82
Family Households 3,004
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,222 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,996 (71.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 954 (22.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 272 ( 6.4%)
Median Home Value $251,009
Average Home Value $265,387


Median Household Income $68,744
Average Household Income $79,222
Per Capita Income $28,167
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.34% 0.34%
Households 0.32% 0.33%
Families 0.21% 0.23%
Median Household Income   2.31%
Per Capita Income   1.47%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Rising Sun, MD 21911 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 21911 to the other 455 ZIP Codes in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 172 62nd
Population Density1 # 244 47th
Diversity Index2 # 401 12th
Median Household Income # 255 44th
Per Capita Income # 320 30th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Maryland Census Data Comparison Tool.